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Brief PPT presentation about history of Lake Wallenpaupack.

Brief PPT presentation about history of Lake Wallenpaupack.

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  • 1. Who Has Gone Camping?
  • 2. A Lake is Formed Two Ways
    Man Made
    Natural
  • 3. Recreational
    Agriculture
    Flood Control
    Power Generation
    WhyMake A Lake?
  • 4. The History of Lake Wallenpaupack
    An Overview presentation by
    Nick DelBuono
  • 5. Geography
    Economics
    Environmental History
    BE ON THE LOOKOUT……….
  • 6. First successful settlement in 1774
    Local Indian Tribe: LeniLenape
    “Wahlinkpapek”
    Wallenpaupack
    In The Beginning….
    means “Streams of swift and slow water”
  • 7. Saw Mills
    Silk Mills
    Glass Factories
    19th Century
    River as power source
  • 8. 5,700 – acre area
    1,280 feet
    Pennsylvania Power and Light Company
    or
    PP&L
    3 ½ Miles
  • 9. Construction
    1924
  • 10. Remove 27 roads
    Remove 3 bridges
    Clear the 5,700 acre lake bed of trees and brush
    Remove the village of Wilsonville
    Process
  • 11. Changes
    Before
    After
  • 12. Before
    After
  • 13. Before
    After
  • 14. Completed in 1926
    Between 8 and 10 million dollars
    2,700 men
    8 million kilowatts
    All Said and Done…
  • 15. Present day
    Recreation
    http://YouTube - Lake Wallenpaupack
  • 16. 1926 Project completed
    1910 begin buying
    land
    Indians name river
    Area develops
    Industries set up
    2010 Big tourist attraction
    Still used for
    Electricity
    1924 PP&L begins
    construction
    1774 1st settlement
  • 17. Conclusion….
    Environmental Historians
    Humans
    +
    Economics
    = Human-Environment
    Interaction
  • 18. References
    Barbe, Walter. Reed,Kurt. History of Wayne Country PA (1798-1998). Honesdale: Wayne County Historical Society, 1995.
    Hawley-Lake Wallenpaupack Chamber of Commerce. Wallenpaupack. Pike/Wallenpaupack Historical Society, 2001.
    Mathews, Alfred. History of Wayne, Pike and Monroe Counties PA. Philadelphia: R.T. Peck & Co, 1886.
     http://www.bearfortlodge.com/wp-content/uploads/lake_wallenpaupack.jpg
    http://www.wallenpaupackwatershed.org/img/dam.jpg
    http://www.industcards.com/wallenpaupak.jpg
    http://www.poconohistory.com/images/historyGraphics/dam4.jpg
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3147/2628101726_3de6676e66.jpg
    http://www.wilsonvillecampground.com/photo.html
    http://www.tva.gov/power/images/hydro.gif
    Images